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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

The federal government routinely awards contracts to companies with histories of misconduct, including contract fraud and other violations. POGO believes that providing this website will help to improve contracting decisions and increase public knowledge of how the government spends billions of taxpayer dollars each year. Read more…

Commonwealth v. Papadopoulos (Fraudulent Overbilling)

Former URS Corporation employee George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to larceny and procurement fraud and was sentenced to serve four to five years in prison and five years of probation. The Massachusetts Attorney General alleged that Papadopoulos, who worked as the project manager at URS on a contract to renovate Logan International Airport, defrauded the Massachusetts Port Authority (“Massport”) of more than $1.3 million by submitting hundreds of false and inflated invoices. In January 2012, URS Corporation paid the Commonwealth $3.3 million to resolve those allegations (see URS Corporation instance “Fraudulent Overbilling in the Renovation of Logan Airport”).

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
State/Local
Contracting Party
State/Local
Court Type
Criminal
Disposition
Pleaded Guilty
Date of Guilty Plea
4/21/2010
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
URS Corporation $0
Further Information Released
Massachusetts AG Press Release 3/1/2012

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database